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(Encyclopedia)Olathe ōlāˈthē [key], city (1990 pop. 63,352), seat of Johnson co., NE Kans., suburb of Kansas City; inc. 1858. In an area of livestock farms, Olathe grew markedly in the late 20th cent. Kansas St...

Hadley, Herbert Spencer

(Encyclopedia)Hadley, Herbert Spencer, 1872–1927, American lawyer, b. Olathe, Kans. As attorney general of Missouri (1905–9), he successfully prosecuted the Standard Oil Company for violating the state antitrus...

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